Should non-security 2.7 bugs be fixed?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Jul 19 18:38:37 CEST 2015


On 19/07/2015 17:10, Cecil Westerhof wrote:
> On Sunday 19 Jul 2015 15:42 CEST, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>
>> On 19/07/2015 03:13, Terry Reedy wrote:
>>> On 7/18/2015 7:50 PM, Devin Jeanpierre wrote:
>>>> to 2.7, surely bug fixes are also allowed?
>>>
>>> Of course, allowed.  But should they be made, and if so, by who?
>>
>> The people who want the fixes.
>
> Babies want clean diapers. So babies have to change diapers
> themselves?
>

That has to be the worst analogy I've ever read.  We are discussing 
backporting working patches, *NOT* having to go through the whole 
shooting match from scratch.

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Mark Lawrence



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